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Model: HS0202
ISBN: 9789231031465
Authors: KNIGHT, F.
Price: $4,990.00JMD
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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 12 September, 2011.
ISBN: 0333656040
Author: Knight, f.
Publisher: Macmillan distribution ltd.

This volume (the first one published) begins with an overview of the slave trade. African slavers and the demography of the Caribbean up to 1750. Scholars go on to study the demographic and social structure of the Caribbean slave societies in the 18 and 19 centuries, their evolution and significance, the social and political control in the slave society and forms of resistance and religious beliefs, as well as Maroon communities in the circum-Caribbean. The phenomenon of pluralism and creolization is analysed. The volume closes with a study of the distintegration of the Caribbean slave systems